Dr. med. Daniel Helbling

Specialist in
Medical Oncology
General Internal Medicine
German, English, Italian, French
It can be challenging to help cancer patients but it is also extremely fulfilling, especially nowadays, given the immense scientific progress that is being made in the field of oncology.

Professional career

president of the Gastrointestinal Tumorcenter Zurich, www.gitz.ch
partner of the OnkoZentrum Zürich, www.ozh.ch
Independent practice work
2006 - 2008
Senior Physician, Medical Oncology Bern
2004 - 2008
Clinical work, medical oncology, Inselspital Bern
2002 - 2004
Molecular biological research, medical oncology, Inselspital Bern
Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Zurich
2000 - 2001
Department of Medicine, University Hospital Münsterlingen
1997 - 1999
Institute for Anaesthesiology/Intensive Care Medicine Stadtspital Triemli
Medical doctor and officer in the Swiss Army

Schools, university & degrees and diplomas

Certificate of Advanced Studies in Psychosomatic Medicine, Universitiy of Zurich
Executive MBA , University of St. Gallen
1989 - 1996
Studies at the University of Zurich and Royal Free Hospital London, State Examinations University of Zurich.

Further information

  • Lead local investigator of the diverse gastrointestinal studies of the Oncology Centre Zurich/Gastrointestinal Tumour Centre Zurich
  • annual prize 2004 of the Swiss Society of Hematolgy for outstanding research

Practices at

Memberships and partnerships

  • FMH (Swiss Medical Association)
  • Swiss Society of Medical Oncology (SGMO)
  • Swiss Society of Internal Medicine
  • Swiss Working Party for Clinical Cancer Research (SAKK)
  • Gastrointestinal Tumour Project Group
  • European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)
  • American Society of Medical Oncology (ASCO)
  • Gastrointestinal Tumorcenter Zürich (www.gitz.ch) - current president

Publications & videos

Events & lectures